Day Eight: #12DaysInRosemarysKitchen

We’re just 5 days away from Christmas. And an element… a vastly, important element for the holidays – drinks! Here are a couple spins on the classic Eggnog drink, one just for the adults and, the other, a kid-friendly option. Cheers! #12DaysInRosemarysKitchen

—Bourbon Eggnog—

Serves 12
12 large egg yolks
2 cups sugar
4 cups cold milk
1 cup heavy cream
1 1/2 cups bourbon
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Freshly grated nutmeg, for garnish

In a large bowl, whisk the yolks and the sugar until smooth and frothy. Whisk in the milk, cream, bourbon and vanilla extract. Transfer into a pitcher or punch bowl for serving.
Top each individual serving with freshly grated nutmeg.
Note: You can substitute Brandy or Rum if you prefer.

—Creamy Kid-Friendly Eggnog—

Yields: 10 cups
6 eggs
600 ml whipping cream
¾ cup caster sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
2 teaspoons rum extract
4 cups milk
Nutmeg, for garnish

In a large bowl, beat the cream until thick. Add eggs, sugar, vanilla, and rum extract, beating continuously. Once the mixture is thick and creamy, add milk, while continuing to beat the mixture. Serve with a dash of nutmeg.

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